The Connecticut Guitar Society
P.O. Box 1528
Hartford, CT 06144-1528
Phone: (860) 249-1132


 

CGS Concert Venues

 

ASYLUM HILL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
Enter from Asylum Avenue
814 Asylum Avenue
Hartford
Tel: (860) 525-5696

Directions  (Google Map)  (Mapquest)

From I-91 North or South: Take exit for I-84 Westbound, then follow directions from I-84 Westbound.

From I-84 Westbound: Take Exit 48 toward Asylum Ave., bear left onto Garden St., then turn right onto Asylum Ave. Go 0.4 mi. to destination on right.

From I-84 Eastbound: Take Exit 48A for Asylum Ave., then turn left at end of exit onto Asylum Ave. Go 0.5 mi. to destination on right.

 

UNIVERSITY OF ST. JOSEPH
Carol Autorino Center, Hoffman Auditorium
Enter from Asylum Avenue
West Hartford
Tel: (860) 232-4571

Directions  (Map)

From I-84 Eastbound or I-84 Westbound
Take Exit 43 (Park Road, West Hartford).

From Exit 43 (Park Road): At end of exit, turn right at light onto Park Road, then an immediate left at next light onto Trout Brook Drive. At fifth light (approx. 1.7 mi.), turn right onto Asylum Ave., then first left onto USJ campus. Go 0.1 mile to parking on left. Auditorium entrance is on the far side of the building across the street from the parking area.

 

HARTT SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT
Tel: (860) 768-4451

Directions | Area Map | Campus Map (pdf: Millard Auditorium is in Bldg. 17)

From I-91: Exit 35B, Rte 218 West towards Bloomfield. Travel Route 218 West approximately four miles, passing a major shopping center on the left, over railroad tracks, to the junction of routes 218 and 189. Take a left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189) and proceed to the University of Hartford entrance two miles on the left.

From I-84: Exit 44. If westbound, turn right at the end of the ramp and then at the next traffic light, take a left onto Prospect Avenue (north). If eastbound, bear left at the stop sign and then at the traffic light, turn left onto Prospect Avenue (north). Follow Prospect Avenue 2.5 miles to its downhill end at the junction of Route 44. Take a right onto Albany Avenue (Route 44), followed by a quick, sharp left onto Bloomfield Avenue (Route 189 ). The campus is a half mile on the right.

 

CHARTER OAK CULTURAL CENTER  (Val Ramos Quintet 4-19-14)
21 Charter Oak Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 249-1207

Directions  (Map)

Directions From I-91 North or South: From either 91 North or South take exit 29A in Hartford, labeled “Capitol Area”. Bear right and take the second exit labeled “Prospect Street to Main Street”. Turn left at the stoplight at the end of the ramp and go straight. At the second light turn right onto Charter Oak Avenue. After the turn, the center is the third building on the left with two domes on top. To park at Betances School, instead of turning right onto Charter Oak Avenue, turn left and take your first left into the Betances parking lot.

Directions From Points West: From points west, take 84 East to 48B (the “Capitol Avenue” exit). At the end of the ramp, take a left onto Capitol Avenue and go straight until the road ends. Take a right onto Main Street. Turn left at the first light onto Charter Oak Avenue and the Cultural Center is the first building on the right with two domes on top. To park at Betances School continue on Charter Oak Avenue about 500 feet past the Cultural Center and the school will be on your left.

Directions From Points East: From points east, take 84 West to exit 54 (the “Downtown Hartford” exit). At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Columbus Boulevard. At the fifth light, turn right onto Charter Oak Avenue. After the second light, the Cultural Center is the building with two domes on top on the left side of the street just before Main Street. To park at Betances School, when you first turn onto Charter Oak Avenue, proceed straight past the intersection of Popieluszko Court and the school parking lot will be on your right. You will reach Betances before you reach the Cultural Center.

 

THE STUDIO AT BILLINGS FORGE
563 Broad Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 548-9877

Website | Google Map | Mapquest

Note: There is no onsite parking for the Studio at Billings Forge. Patrons may use the free parking facilities at the Lyceum, a block away on Lawrence Street.

See directions for the Lyceum and parking below. This map shows the Lyceum (A) and the walking route to the Studio (B).

Free parking is also available at the nearby state lot (A) on the northeast corner of Capitol and Broad as shown on this map, with the walking route to the Studio (B).

 

THE LYCEUM
227 Lawrence Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 244-0077

Directions | Google Map | Mapquest

From the North (Massachusetts, Enfield): Head south on I-91 S. Take right Exit 32A to merge with I-84 W toward Waterbury. Go 2 miles and take right Exit 47 for Sigourney Street. Turn left at light at end of exit ramp onto Sigourney Street and follow signs to Capitol Ave. Go 0.2 mi. and bear left at the fork, then make the first left onto Park Terrace. At the end of the block, turn right onto Capitol Ave. At the third light, turn right onto Lawrence Street. The Lyceum is the distinctive brick building with rounded windows, the sixth building on the right. Park in the lot just before the building or turn right at the corner for an additional lot.

From the East (Storrs, Manchester): Head west on I-84 W. Take right Exit 47 for Sigourney Street. Turn left at light at end of exit ramp onto Sigourney Street and follow signs to Capitol Ave. Go 0.2 mi. and bear left at the fork, then make the first left onto Park Terrace. At the end of the block, turn right onto Capitol Ave. At the third light, turn right onto Lawrence Street. The Lyceum is the distinctive brick building with rounded windows, the sixth building on the right. Park in the lot just before the building or turn right at the corner for an additional lot.

From the South (New Haven, Wallingford): Head north on I-91 N. Take left Exit 32A for I-84 W toward Waterbury. Go 2 miles and take right Exit 47 for Sigourney Street. Turn left at light at end of exit ramp onto Sigourney Street and follow signs to Capitol Ave. Go 0.2 mi. and bear left at the fork, then make the first left onto Park Terrace. At the end of the block, turn right onto Capitol Ave. At the third light, turn right onto Lawrence Street. The Lyceum is the distinctive brick building with rounded windows, the sixth building on the right. Park in the lot just before the building or turn right at the corner for an additional lot.

From the West (Danbury, Waterbury): Head east on I-84 E. Take right Exit 48B for Capitol Avenue. Turn right at light at end of exit ramp onto Capitol Avenue. Turn left at the third light onto Lawrence Street. The Lyceum is the distinctive brick building with rounded windows, the sixth building on the right. Park in the lot just before the building or turn right at the corner for an additional lot.

 

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
Elihu Burritt Library
Ella Grasso Blvd.
New Britain, CT 06050
Tel: (860) 832-2097

Google Map | Campus Map | Another Campus Map

From the North (Massachusetts): Take I-91 South to I-84 West to Exit 39A, to Rte. 9 South. Get off at Exit 29 and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Go through 2 traffic lights + 100 yards (0.5 mi.), then take a left just after the big white tennis court bubble onto Harold Lewis Road and go to library parking at end.

From the East (Hartford): Take I-84 West to Exit 39A, to Rte. 9 South. Get off at Exit 29 and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Go through 2 traffic lights + 100 yards (0.5 mi.), then take a left just after the big white tennis court bubble onto Harold Lewis Road and go to library parking at end.

From the Southeast (Groton/New London): Take I-95 South to Rte. 9 North to Exit 29, Rte. 175. At the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp, go straight and follow Fenn Road to the second traffic light, and take a left turn onto Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Go through 3 traffic lights + 100 yards (0.6 mi.), then take a left just after the big white tennis court bubble onto Harold Lewis Road and go to library parking at end.

From the Southwest (Stamford/New Haven): Take I-95 North to I-91 North to Exit 22 North, to Rte. 9 North. Follow Rte. 9 North and take Exit 29, Rte. 175. At the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp, go straight and follow Fenn Road to the second traffic light, and take a left turn onto Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Go through 3 traffic lights + 100 yards (0.6 mi.), then take a left just after the big white tennis court bubble onto Harold Lewis Road and go to library parking at end.

From the West (Danbury/Waterbury): Take 84 East to Exit 39A, to Rte. 9 South. Get off at Exit 29 and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Go through 2 traffic lights + 100 yards (0.5 mi.), then take a left just after the big white tennis court bubble onto Harold Lewis Road and go to library parking at end.

 

MCC ON MAIN
903 Main Street
Manchester, CT

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LA KERENCYA
624 Franklin Avenue
Hartford CT 06114
Tel: (860) 206-3985

Google Map | Mapquest

From Guitar Day! 2012 (CCSU Library, New Britain): Leave library parking lot, head north toward Ella Grasso Blvd. Turn right onto Ella Grasso Blvd. (Go 0.6 mi.) Take 2nd right onto Fenn Road. (Go 0.4 mi.) Take 2nd left onto Cedar Street. (Go 2.9 mi.) Turn left to merge onto CT-15 N/U.S. Route 5 N/Berlin Turnpike toward I-91/Hartford. (Go 2.7 mi.) Exit onto CT-99 S toward Wethersfield. (Go 0.2 mi.) Turn right onto Jordan Lane. (Go 0.2 mi.) Take 2nd right onto Wolcott Hill Road. (Go 0.3 mi.) Continue onto Franklin Avenue. Go 0.2 mile to destination on right. (Map)

From the North (Massachusetts, Enfield): Take I-91 South to Exit 27 for Airport Road toward Brainard Road. Turn right onto Airport Road. Continue onto Brown Street. Turn left onto Franklin Avenue. Go 0.4 mile to destination on left.

From the East (Storrs, Manchester): Take I-84 West to Exit 58 for CT-15 S (signs for I-91 South, Charter Oak Bridge, N.Y. City). Continue onto U.S. Route 5 S. Take Exit 85 to merge onto CT-99 S toward Wethersfield/Rocky Hill. Turn right onto Jordan Lane. Take 2nd right onto Wolcott Hill Road. Continue onto Franklin Avenue. Go 0.2 mile to destination on right.

From the South (New Haven, Wallingford): Take I-91 North to Exit 21. Take Exit 28 to merge onto CT-15 S/Route 5 S toward Wethersfield/Newington. Turn right onto Jordan Lane. Take 2nd right onto Wolcott Hill Road. Continue onto Franklin Avenue. Go 0.2 mile to destination on right.

From the West (Danbury/Waterbury): Take I-84 East to Exit 48B for Capitol Avenue. Turn left onto Capitol Avenue. Turn right onto Main Street. Continue onto Maple Avenue. Take slight left onto Franklin Avenue. Go 1.5 miles to destination on left.

 

 

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